A light earthquake magnitude 4.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: hv72294777. Event ids that are associated: pt20356050, hv72294777. Exact location of earthquake, -155.11283333333° West, 19.340166666667° North, depth 5.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 08:36:27 / December 21, 2020 @ 8:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:36:27 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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